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Purpose of a Writing Guide

The process of compiling research and writing a paper can cause anxiety, however, with adequate preparation and the right tools apprehension will diminish. This Research Guide is full of resources. From understanding what your professor is asking for, to polish up your final draft, this section includes instructions and tips on all stages of the writing process. Click on the side navigation to find written explanations and a few short videos. 

*This guide is intended to help students organize and write quality research papers for classes taught in the natural sciences. Note, if you have specific questions about a writing assignment, you should seek advice from your professor before you begin. Requirements set forth by your professor will always supersede instructions provided in these general guidelines. 

Need Additional Help! 

The mission of the Seabury Learning Resource Center is to provide students and faculty with the tools and resources necessary to have a successful academic experience at SCUHS.

LRC offers one-on-one research assistance (by appointment)

  • Topic identification 
  • Review of assignment requirements
  • Establish project plans with due dates 
  • One-on-one research training (how to locate articles) 
  • APA formatting 
  • Copyright/ plagiarism check 
  • Presentation and Poster critiques  

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